Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 42: Feb 1–28, 2017

February 5, 2013 – It never entered my mind that Forbes Magazine, renowned for its lists of who's who in the millionaire and billionaire clubs, including the highest paid glitterati under the age of 30, would publish an article on a children's health study, but considering the dollar value relating to this story, I suppose it is understandable.   Ten…
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February 22, 2013 – An AMBER Alert was issued for a missing child on Wednesday, February 20th, and for the first time the alert was sent to Minnesota cell phones via Wireless AMBER Alert, which led to the successful return of the child. Carlos Orozco, an eight-month-old baby was abducted from his home while his mother was taking a shower.…
Published in Issue 10
February 22, 2013 – I love colouring! But more than colouring, I love the smell of crayons. When I need a 'feel good' moment, I draw inspiration not just from my pictures and good memories but a rather mystical, magical box that has been sitting on my bookshelf for more than 20 years – a box of Crayola crayons. I…
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February 22, 2013 – Health Canada reported that a 7-year-old girl experienced an anaphylactic reaction after being administered 4 drops of Cerumol to loosen earwax.  Within four minutes, she had trouble breathing, collapsed into anaphylactic shock and was immediately taken to hospital where she was administered diphenhydramine (Benadryl).  Upon discharge, she was given Benadryl for the next two days. Cerumol…
Published in Issue 10
February 8, 2013 – Every year hundreds of children suffer from furniture tipping accidents, which can cause serious head and internal injuries, suffocation, and even death. While more than 70% of the reported television tip-over accidents occurred to children between the ages of one and three, Health Canada is also concerned about other pieces of furniture falling onto children, such…
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